xgammon - Implementation of backgammon under X

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name xgammon
Package version 0.99.1128
Package release 3
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 2.09 KB
Download size 860.55 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
This a nicely implemented backgammon with the following features:
- X11/Xaw interface,
- a simple file selector and saving dialog,
- You can edit positions and perform rollouts.
- Position dump to a mail file in the format used in backgammon newsgroups.
- Easier movement of stones, by simple button clicks.
- You can play against an opponent on a remote X-Terminal. (experimental).


Package Version Architecture Repository
xgammon_0.99.1128-3_i386.deb 0.99.1128 i386 Debian Main
xgammon - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.7-1
libice6 >= 1:1.0.0
libsm6 -
libx11-6 -
libxaw7 -
libxext6 -
libxt6 -


Type URL
Binary Package xgammon_0.99.1128-3_amd64.deb
Source Package xgammon

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install xgammon deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install xgammon




2008-06-16 - Joe Nahmias <jello@debian.org>
xgammon (0.99.1128-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Ack NMU, closes: #403932.
* imake has moved to xutils-dev, updated build-deps; closes: #485548.
* debian/changelog: per lintian, added copyright statement.
* Bump std-ver to 3.8.0:
+ wrap build-deps
* Bump debhelper compat to 6.
2006-12-20 - Gunnar Wolf <gwolf@debian.org>
xgammon (0.99.1128-2.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Moved the menu's .xpm from /usr/X11R6/include/X11/ into
/usr/share/pixmap (Closes: #403932)
2006-01-13 - Joe Nahmias <jello@debian.org>
xgammon (0.99.1128-2) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control: xlibs-dev transition (closes: #346818).
* debian/control: bump Standards-Version, no changes.
* debian/menu: quoted all strings to satisfy lintian
2003-10-27 - Joe Nahmias <jello@debian.org>
xgammon (0.99.1128-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version.
* New maintainer (closes: #194036).
* Acknowledge NMUs (closes: #132198, #95107).
* debian/copyright: update download location.
* doc/xgammon.1: fix bare hyphens.
* Really distribute README.gz (closes: #179492).
2003-08-21 - Sebastien Bacher <seb128@debian.org>
xgammon (0.98a-5.3) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed an error in debian/rules.
* Changed priority to optional to fit with override.
2003-08-16 - Sebastien Bacher <seb128@debian.org>
xgammon (0.98a-5.2) unstable; urgency=low
* NMU 
* Apply patch from BTS to close FTBFS (Closes: #196320).
* debian/changelog
+ Removed add-log-mailing-address variable.
* debian/conffiles
+ Removed since /etc files are auto-added by debhelper.
* debian/control
+ Added Build-Depends on debhelper.
+ Removed "." on the end of short description.
+ Set maintainer to QA since the package is orphan.
+ Updated Standards-Version to
* debian/copyright
+ Update copyright path.
* debian/menu
+ Added backgammon hints (Closes: #121016).
+ Changed doc path to /usr/share/doc (Closes: #179492).
* debian/postinst removal
+ /usr/share/doc transition is over.
+ Used dh_installmenu.
* debian/postrm
+  Used dh_installmenu.
* debian/prerm removal
+ /usr/share/doc transition is over.
* debian/rules
+ Rewrite to usr debhelper
2002-02-09 - Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org>
xgammon (0.98a-5.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Make /etc/X11/app-defaults/XGammon a conffile (closes: #132198).
* Add build-dependencies (closes: #95107).
* Remove bashisms in debian/rules.
* Symlink /usr/doc/xgammon to /usr/share/doc/xgammon in the usual way.
* Clean xgammon.man - the symlink interferes with dpkg-source.
2001-02-18 - Luis Francisco Gonzalez <luisgh@debian.org>
xgammon (0.98a-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Applied patch to get compilation to work under Sparc (Thanks to Colin
Watson) Closes: #89882
* FHS conformant structure for docs and man pages. Closes: #91712, #91250
2001-02-18 - Luis Francisco Gonzalez <luisgh@debian.org>
xgammon (0.98a-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Recompiled/Fixed the app-defaults to be in the new directory
Closes: #86310
1998-02-17 - Luis Francisco Gonzalez <luisgh@debian.org>
xgammon (0.98a-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Changed permissions of directories to standard values (reported by lintian)
* Modified the rules file to work without deb-make scripts.
* Got rid of the dots in the extended description.

See Also

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xgnokii_0.6.30+dfsg-1+b1_amd64.deb Datasuite for mobile phone management (X interface)
xgraph_12.1-16_amd64.deb Plotting program, reads stdin, allows interactive zooming
xgridfit-doc_2.2a-2_all.deb Documentation for xgridfit
xgridfit_2.2a-2_all.deb a program for gridfitting, or "hinting," TrueType fonts
xhtml-relaxng_20091111-5_all.deb Implementation in RELAX NG of the modularization of XHTML
xhtml2ps_1.0b7-1_all.deb HTML to PostScript converter (Tcl/Tk GUI frontend)
xicc_0.2-3_amd64.deb set the ICC colour profile for an X display
xindy-rules_2.4-1.1_all.deb rule files for xindy
xindy_2.4-1.1_amd64.deb index generator for structured documents like LaTeX or SGML
xine-console_0.99.7-1_amd64.deb the xine video player, user interface
xine-plugin_1.0.2-4_amd64.deb xine-based media player plugin for Mozilla browsers
xine-ui_0.99.7-1_amd64.deb the xine video player, user interface
xineliboutput-fbfe_1.0.7+cvs20120609.1902-1_amd64.deb Remote Framebuffer frontend for vdr-plugin-xineliboutput
xineliboutput-sxfe_1.0.7+cvs20120609.1902-1_amd64.deb Remote X-Server frontend for vdr-plugin-xineliboutput
xinetd_2.3.14-7.1+deb7u1_amd64.deb replacement for inetd with many enhancements